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Captain Mike's Complete Guide to Grunion Hunting

By: Ambrose, Mike and Nora Scott Walker

Price: $35.00

Publisher: San Diego, CA, Oak Tree Publications: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 18103

ISBN: 0916392708

Condition: Near Fine


Fine. No dust jacket as issued. Signed by author. Inscribed by the author title pg. Appears unread. Very fresh and neat-just a hint of shelf evidence edges. Scarce NF; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 96 pages; Mass market paperback in glossy illustrated covers. 1st edition. Inscribed and signed on the title page by the author. Appears unread. Very fresh and neat; just a hint of shelf evidence edges. Scarce. NF; Signed by Author View more info

The New Peter Arno Pocket Book [Pocket Books #1097]

By: Arno, Peter

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Pocket Books: 1955

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 35230

Condition: Very Good+


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 128 pages; Pocket Books #1097. Mass market sized paperback in color illustrated covers. Tightly bound and fresh; feels and appears unread. Usual light general toning to page stock. Mild toning to spine. VG++ View more info

Laughing Space; An Anthology of Science Fiction Humor

By: Asimov, Isaac and J. O. Jeppson

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23406

ISBN: 0395305195

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 520 pages; Tight, bright and clean in original pictorial dust jacket. Small remainder mark to bottom edge. Dust jacket lightly worn to edges and surfaces. Illustrated throughout with B/W drawings and comics. NF/VG+ View more info

Alma Mater; A Profound Study of a Great University

By: Benstead, Charles R. & Edgar Norfield (Illus. )

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Muller Ltd: 1985

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: 21901

ISBN: 0584111193

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Cartoons; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 152 pages; Bright, tight and fresh in uniformly bright and crisp edged pictorial dust jacket. Small red streak to the rear panel of the dust jacket; otherwise unmarked. Illustrated with B&W cartoons. NF/NF- View more info

Flipsville-- Squaresville Dell 2614

By: Berenstain, Stan and Jan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Dell: 1966

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 35202

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; Dell 2614. Mass market sized paperback in glossy illustrated covers. Bright tight and fresh with flat uncreased spine and crisp edges. Feels and appears unread. Prior owner name and address penned neatly inside front cover; expected light toning to page stock. Otherwise splendid. VG++ to NF View more info

When Blades Are out and Love's Afield; A Comedy of Cross-Purposes In the Carolinas

By: Brady, Cyrus Townsend

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, J. B. Lippincott: 1901

Edition: Second Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 19065

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 305 pages; HC in yellow cloth with title lettering and pictorial design in brown to front cover and spine. Square, sound and neat. Gilt top edge. Spine lightly toned. B&W illustrations by Abbott. Warm; y and humorously inscribed by the author, dated 1901. VG to VG+; Signed by Author View more info

Let The Buyer Beware

By: Bruce, Lenny

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Shout! Factory: 2004

Seller ID: 25505

Condition: Near Fine


B&W and color photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 79 pages; Large format folding case with 6 audio CDs and book bound in. Tight and bright in pictorial binder with attached booklet and CDs in paper slipcases. CDs appear nearly unplayed and clean, with onlysuperficial handling evidence to surface of disc 3. Disc contents list which was originally shrinkwrapped loose over the rear board is laid in at front. Booklet illustrated throughout with B/W and color photograp... View more info

Marge's Little Lulu at the Seashore

By: Buell, Marjorie Henderson; Marge

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Springfield MA, McLoughlin Bros.: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29130

Condition: Very Good


Color Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 42 pages; HC presumed 1st edition with publication year at base of title page and no subsequent printings noted. Soundly bound in original blue cloth with pictorial title design to cover in white and red; title lettering blocked in white to spine. Publisher's linen reinforced innner hinges. Spine cap a little wobbly/tender; light rub to cloth at spine ends and corner tips. Contents fresh and neat; prior owner name penciled ... View more info

Marge's Little Lulu At The Circus

By: Buell, Marjorie Henderson; Marge

Price: $49.50

Publisher: Springfield MA, McLoughlin Bros.: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29131

Condition: Very Good-


Color Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 42 pages; HC presumed 1st edition with publication year at base of title page and no subsequent printings noted. Soundly bound in original blue cloth with pictorial title design to cover in yelow and red; title lettering blocked in yellow to spine. Publisher's linen reinforced innner hinges and heavier cloth binding suggest an edition produced for the library market; this copy was, however, never institutionally owned. Fron... View more info

Marge's Little Lulu And The Organ Grinder Man

By: Buell, Marjorie Henderson; Marge

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Springfield MA, McLoughlin Bros.: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29132

Condition: Very Good-


Color Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 42 pages; HC presumed 1st edition with publication year at base of title page and no subsequent printings noted. Soundly bound in original blue cloth with pictorial title design to cover in cream and red; title lettering blocked in cream to spine. Publisher's linen reinforced innner hinges and heavier cloth binding suggest an edition produced for the library market; this copy was, however, never institutionally owned. Light... View more info

Neues Wilhelm Busch Album : Sammlung Lustiger Bildergeschichten Mit 1500 Bildern

By: Busch, Wilhelm; Hermann Noldeke; Adolf Noldeke; Otto Noldeke

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Freiburg, H. Klemm: 1952

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 17623

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 415 pages; HC/DJ. A neat, solid copy. No marks. Text in German. A hint of wear to edges of jacket. Pages slightly toned. A handsome copy of the classic satirical German children's tales. NF/NF. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Pigs is Pigs

By: Butler, Ellis Parker

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, A. L. Burt Company: 1931

Edition: reprint

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 27845

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


Drawings; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 37 pages; Circa 1930 reprint in original brown cloth with title lettering and pictorial design to cover in black. Original pale blue paper dust jacket with matching title and illustration design in blue is well worn with spine ends chipped away and remaining portions repaired with period scotch tape mending. Front and rear jacket panels with small nicks at flap fold corners and edges; light general toning to panels, more heavily at... View more info

Red Head and Whistle Breeches.

By: Butler, Ellis Parker and Arthur Fuller (Ills. )

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, The Bancroft Company: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28164

Condition: Very Good-


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 48 pages; HC in original pictorial peach colored cloth with pictorial title design in yellow and brown to cover; spine unlettered, as issued. Light shelf soiling to boards and moderate toning to cloth at spine. Mild, shallow fray to cloth at spine ends. Prior owner's pictorial bookplate mounted to front pastedown; his manuscript ownership to rear endpage. With line illustrations on separate pages by Fuller. VG- View more info

Male Call; 112 of the GI Comic Strips By That Name

By: Caniff, Milton

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: 1945

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 28213

Condition: Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket


Comic strips b&w; Oblong 4to 11" - 13" tall; Oversize oblong HC/DJ. 3rd printing. Snug, bright and very neat in a crisp edged and uniformly bright pictorial dust jacket. Bound in illustrated, paper covered boards that match the dust jacket design with a thin cloth backed spine, as issued. Board edges are sharp and unrubbed. Contents fresh and neat.. Dust jacket with ! Dollar issue price intact to unclipped front flap is a superb example with just a whisper of sh... View more info

Roughing It Deluxe.

By: Cobb, Irvin S. and John T. McCutcheon (Illust)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, George H. Doran Company: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21881

Condition: Good+


Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 219 pages; HC in publisher's olive green cloth with oblong pictorial paper panel mounted to the cover board. Titles stamped in gilt to cover and spine, htough rather dulled at the spine. Illustrated throughout with whimsical vignettes by McCutcheon. Generally clean copy though somewhat shaken in the spine with front endpage joint tender and splitting. G++ View more info

How to be a Hermit Or, a Bachelor Keeps House

By: Cuppy, Will

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Horace Liveright: 1929

Edition: Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 35145

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Very good. No dust jacket. Signed by author. ; Pictorial map endpages; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 328 pages; Snugly bound in original pictorial paper covered boards with original "Jacks" illustrated dust jacket . Jacket states 2nd printing and retains publisher's $2.50 issue price to the unclipped front flap. Light shelf rubbing to jacket edges with several small nicks and short closed tears; spine a tifle toned/sunned. Publisher's blue top stain has a few small s... View more info

How to Tell Your Friends from the Apes

By: Cuppy, Will and "jacks"...illustrator

Price: $42.50

Publisher: NY, Horace Liveright: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Alibris.0005135

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illlustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 154 pages; Horace Liveright HC 1st edition, 1st printing. Original blue cloth with titling in dark brown to spine and cover. Square, sound and clean; no marks. Cloth a bit sun faded at spine but otherwise bright and neat. Illustrated with pictures by Jacks. VG-to VG View more info

How to Become Extinct

By: Cuppy, Will, and Steig, William (Illustrator)

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York: Toronto, Farrar & Rinehart: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: Alibris.0005137

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 181 pages; Inscribed by Cuppy on the half-title page "For Mollie Newbwerry...with the connivance of the one and only Adelaide and Pin[? ]a[? ]e [signed] Will Cuppy. " Original cream cloth with titles in blue to cover and spine and a whimsical dodo from illustration by W Steig at the lower front corner of the cover. Periodic head and tail pieces from illustrations by Steig. Square snug and neat; no marks aside from th... View more info

Felt Smelt

By: Dayton, Warren

Price: $29.50

Publisher: Los Angeles, Higby & Hornsby: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13719

Condition: Good+


Drawings and cartoons; Square 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 1964 Higby & Hornsby, Small square format paperback in glossy illustrated covers. Novelty, language game book with cartoon illustrations. Scarce. Light soiling to covers. Damp line visible inside the covers but not visible to contents. Just a mild ripple to the page stock. Quite uncommon. G++ View more info

Uncle Charlie's Story Book, Fun, Fact, and Fancy. (Fiftieth Birthday Souvenir)

By: Douglas, Charles Noel

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Brooklyn NY, Chales Noel Douglas : Self Published: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 32865

Condition: Very Good


Photographs; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 157 pages; [SIGNED] 1913 Chales Noel Douglas : Self Published. 1st edition. Soundly bound in original mauve purple, ribbed cloth with decorative title design and rules in white to cover and spine. Signed by the author "Lovingly Yours [signature]" on the front free endpage. Illustrated with several candids of the author with his femal nurses and writing assitants. Mild shelf bumping to boards at corners and spine ends. Sn... View more info